Sales and profits rise at 'stronger' Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House delivered a "strong performance in its first full year after the merger", media group Bertelsmann has said. Penguin Random House chief executive Markus Dohle said the combined businesses had "made a powerful statement: We are stronger together" describing 2014 as "a bar-setting year". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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First Half Profits Soared at Penguin Random House

Booming audiobook sales and strong performances in some of its largest markets boosted profits up 55.1% at Penguin Random House in the first six months of 2021. Revenue rose 10.9%, to €1.80 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial Appoints Dedicated Sales Manager for Christian Imprints

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Books world alarmed by Pearson's sale of stake in Penguin Random House

Management have moved to reassure staff and writers that selling the 47% holding will not affect business, but authors and agents express uneaseAuthors and staff have reacted cautiously to news that Pearson is to sell its stake in Penguin Random House (PRH), the world’s biggest publisher and... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Penguin Random House Posts Record Profit for 2015

Post-merger integrations have yielded improved margins at the world's largest trade publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Penguin Random House Reports Record Profits in 2015

Helped by savings from the further integration of Penguin and Random House, earnings at the world's biggest publisher rose 23.2% last year. 'Girl on the Train' and 'Grey' were among the house's top selling global titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Profits Jump at Penguin Random House

Pearson reported that its share of adjusted operating profit from Penguin Random House rose 30% in 2015 over 2014, hitting 90 million pounds from 69 million pounds in 2014. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bestsellers Offset Weak E-book Sales at Penguin Random House

A number of big bestsellers helped to offset 'weaker' ebook sales in the third quarter, Pearson reported. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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First Half Results Rise at Penguin Random House

Sales rose 16.2%, to 1.70 billion euros, and earnings increased 30.2% at Penguin Random House in the first half of 2015 over the same period in 2014. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Penguin Random House Canada Merges Sales Forces

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Penguin's sales and profits fall in first half as digital rises

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 29/07/2011 - 09:30 Penguin reported lower sales and profits in the first half of 2011 as it adjusted to the "unprecedented challenges" afflicting the publishing sector including the loss of high street booksellers in the US and Australia... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Penguin Random House Canada: Adrienne Tang to Build In-House Rights Business

Adrienne Tang, longtime rights director with Kids Can Press, moves to Penguin Random House Canada to create 'an entirely new in-house rights operation,' says CEO Kristen Cochrane. The post Penguin Random House Canada: Adrienne Tang to Build In-House Rights Business appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Pottermore sales and profits rise with 'strong' Harry Potter sales

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Penguin Random House Authors and Creators Skew Heavily White

Penguin Random House’s first report auditing the diversity of its contributors found that the demographics of its authors, illustrators, translators, and other creators “do not reflect U.S. reader demographics when it comes to race and ethnicity.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Justice Dept. Sues Penguin Random House Over Simon & Schuster Deal

The Biden administration’s rejection of the proposed $2.18 billion publishing merger reflects a changing atmosphere in Washington toward consolidation. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Justice Department Sues to Block Penguin Random House Acquisition of Simon & Schuster

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Justice Department Sues to Block Penguin Random House Acquisition of S&S

The Department of Justice has sued to block Penguin Random House’s proposed acquisition of Simon & Schuster, arguing that it "would result in substantial harm to authors." Lawyers for PRH said that they expect the case to go to trial sometime in 2022. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Penguin Random House USA Sets September 13 to Start Reopening Offices

The Penguin Random House US staff is told in a memo that vaccinations will be required in offices reopening in September. The post Penguin Random House USA Sets September 13 to Start Reopening Offices appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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